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  • Important Vocabulary: The Important Nervous System

    Important Vocabulary (highlighted in the handout): Stimulus, neurons, dendrites, neurotransmitters, axon, myelin, action potential, graded potential, transmembrane potential, neuroglia, cerebrum, spinal cord What is the central nervous system? It’s a system which consists of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. This system only makes up about 3% of a human’s body weight but serves a vital function, gathering information about and reacting to its environment and any stimulus. Don’t Shoot the…

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  • The Potenning Factor In The Different Forms Of Power Water And Hydroelectric Energy

    side of the dam. This relatively higher elevation is what gives the water the potential energy to turn the turbine when it begins to flow ("Hydroelectric Energy."). Potential energy is calculated by the force due to gravity multiplied by the change in height of the matter. So, a reservoir of just 10 cubic meters of water that is 50 meters above the river on the other side and flowing at just 1 meter per second, has a potential power of 49,000 watts for every second that it flows. Under these…

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  • Benefits Of Kinetic Energy

    pulling it in the opposite direction. As it reaches the highest point of swing, it has maximum gravitational potential energy because that is the highest point from the ground. When it reaches the lowest point of swing, the pendulum has the maximum kinetic energy because this is when it needs the most energy to push it in each direction. However, the pendulum has the minimum gravitation potential energy because it is closer to the…

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  • A Summary Of Yugong

    Long ago, a man named Yugong (foolish man) lived in a house sitting behind two giant mountains. One morning, Yugong started taking rocks away from the mountains and told his neighbors that he was going to move them because they were blocking his way. One of his neighbors, known as Zhisou (wise man) heard the story and laughed: “Have you seen the sizes of the mountains? How could you ever have them moved?” Yugong answered, “I will just get it started. My children will continue; so will my…

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  • Neuron Research Paper

    The neuron is the basic working unit of the nervous system. It is a specialized cell that is designed to transmit information to other cells across the body. Neurons make up such a large part of the brain, that they are also responsible for learning, reasoning, memory, and perception. The neuron comes from the portion of the body known as the nervous system, which is responsible for the impulses sent throughout the body. The neuron is composed of several parts in its structure and to ensure…

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  • Neurodegeneration

    According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, there are more than 600 neurologic disorders 1. Neurodegeneration is one of the main contributors to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Multiple Sclerosis. Neurodegeneration is the debilitating condition along with those diseases, which results in the healthy, functioning nerve cells to deteriorate and slowly die off. Deterioration gradually leads to the loss of cognitive skills, motor skills, and eventually death of the nerve…

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  • Response To Dr Foreman's Case Answers

    postsynaptic nerve terminal (the dorsal horn neuron)[1]. Specifically activation of α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methylisoxazole-4-propionate (AMPA)-type and N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA)-type glutamate receptors lead to depolarization and the generation of action potentials which transmits the pain impulses through ascending pathways (e.g. spinothalamic tract ) to the brain. Neuropeptides like substance P are also released into the synapse and have been shown to prolong the depolarization wave elicited by…

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  • Muscle Fiber Research Paper

    Discussion over the Bodies Different Internal Bodily Functions In this paper I will be noting the inquiries that was doled out from this week task. I will talk about the relationship between conveyance of muscle fiber sort and action. I will also clarify how practice preparing alter or change a man 's fiber-sort conveyance. We additionally need to portray the systems by which muscle glycogen is separated to glucose for use in glycolysis. Depict how a nerve motivation is transmitted along its…

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  • Skeletal Muscle Lab Report

    known as an Action Potentials (AP), which propagate down an axon to transmit a signal to another cell. The signal may be transmitted to another neuron through a synapse of another dendrite or will form a Neuromuscular junction with a skeletal muscle cell. Skeletal muscle consists of many multinucleated muscle fibers connected to intercalation of sarcoplasmic…

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  • Hyperkalemic Paralysis Case Study

    important to examine the ways that this disorder can be controlled. Low potassium diets, regular turnout, and a constant schedule have been shown to effectively manage the condition of Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis. The role of potassium in action potentials, as well as in muscular contraction, is reviewed. Also investigated is the ideal way to feed a horse affected with this condition. In recent years, a new condition in the performance horse industry has surfaced which is affecting the…

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